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CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms

CDC: Deadliest Drug Resistance Comes From Hospitals, Not Farms

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The agency said that the most problematic resistant bacteria are emerging in hospitals. But it also called bacteria that have become resistant to drugs used on the farm a “serious threat.”

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Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

No one knows exactly how farmers use antibiotics. Many public health experts say the government should collect and publish detailed information because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an increasingly urgent problem. But many farm groups are opposed.

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Farming Got Hip In Iran Some 12,000 Years Ago, Ancient Seeds Reveal

Farming Got Hip In Iran Some 12,000 Years Ago, Ancient Seeds Reveal

| July 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Archaeologists had considered Iran unimportant in the history of farming – until now. Ancient seeds and farming tools uncovered in Iran reveal Stone Age people there were growing lentils, barley and other crops. The findings offer a snapshot of a time when humans first started experimenting with farming.

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Farmstays

| May 27, 2008 | 2 Comments

There’s not a whole lot I wish for in San Francisco. City-wide peace. Perhaps a sharkless surf. A mayor who actually cared about the murder rate. Maybe the odd snowstorm complete with school closings that wouldn’t actually affect me, but for which I would still get up at 6 AM to tune the radio appropriately. […]

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